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Rain, thundershowers to continue

Remember those 24 hours of rain that were expected to stop yesterday? Well, the Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says a continuation of intermittent heavy rains, thundershowers and…


Rain floods streets, snarls traffic

If you’re driving anywhere this afternoon, brace yourself for a long ride. Morogoro road remains closed due to flooding at Jangwani and several other bridges around town…


New pest threatens coastal crops

A new pest is quickly spreading along coastal areas near Dar es Salaam and Zanzibar and has raised concerns of food insecurity in the region. The International…



Update: wet weekend continues

Update March 23 09:00: The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says three more days of heavy rains are to be expected for Dar es Salaam and nearby coastal…


Brace yourself: rainy season is here

If you’ve got any preparations to make before rainy season hits you’re running out of time. The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) says heavy rains of over 50mm…


Gallery: Holi celebration

Hundreds of people gathered at the Indian Cultural Centre on Sunday to celebrate Holi, the Hindu festival of colours. The ancient festival, which is popular in non-religious…


Minister: terrorist arrived drunk

After a 10 hour drinking session aboard a KLM flight, IS terrorist Jihadi John and two friends arrived drunk in Dar, says Home Affairs Minister Mathias Chikawe….


Terminal 3 arrival on schedule

The completion of Terminal 3 at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) is on schedule, says Tanzania Airports Authority (TAA) director general Suleiman Suleiman. Speaking to the Parliamentary…


Strings sing for smiles

For the next few nights, a set of Spanish strings will be making you smile so that others can also smile. The Dar Smile Music Festival, which…